South East Clinical Senates

Independent, clinical and strategic advice for health systems in the south east

Improving clinical communications between primary and secondary care

A commissioned review of how clinicians across primary and secondary care can communicate more effectively about patients with both acute and chronic conditions. Taking account of the barriers and enablers, and to provide a range of recommendations to be taken forward within the Sussex and East Surrey STP, and wider.

Clinical Senate

South East

Status:

Complete

Date:

Sep-17

Types of Work:

Advice

Theme

Primary / Secondary interface

Policy / Documentation

yes

Specialised Commissioning

No

STP / ACS Development Plans

No

Urgent & Emergency Care

No

Multiple Clinical Services

No

Children & Maternity

No

Cardiac

No

Stroke & Vascular

No

Mental Health

No

Respiratory

No

MSK

No

ENT

No

Community Services/ Hubs

No

Diagnostics / Hubs

No

Primary Care

No

Public Health

No

Care Planning

No

Communications

No

Workforce

No

Link to web page or report

http://www.secsenate.nhs.uk/files/8315/1559/3599/Improving_clinical_communications_between_primary_and_secondary_care_clinicians_SE_Clinical_Senate__Dec_2017.pdf